Entries by Brian McGuire


The Carbuncle awards 2011

Linwood named as 2011 Carbuncle ‘winner’ It’s been three months of trudging around some of the countries darkest corners but in the end judging for the 2011 Carbuncle Awards didn’t prove too challenging, Linwood’s plight was simply too great to ignore. Linwood has been no stranger to controversy since it made headlines as the location […]

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Annual wreath laying ceremony

The PDT invites all the people of Paisley to attend our annual wreath laying ceremony in remembrance of the 71 children that lost their lives in the Glen Cinema disaster of 1929. We will gather at the Cenotaph near The Cross at 10.30am on the 31st December. There will be a short service with prayers […]

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Kyva’s Boutique

Kyva’s Boutique opened Saturday 22nd October, in Moss Street, Paisley. We stock brands such as Brat & Suzie and Collective. We stock a range of items, dresses, trousers, jackets, bags, purses, t-shirts, limited edition t-shirts and jewellery, some are a one-off. Kyva’s Boutique is bringing something different to Paisley, casual wear and something for all […]

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Festive campaign launches one stop shop for safety

Festive campaign launches one stop shop for safety Community safety organisations across Renfrewshire have teamed up to launch a one stop shop for information and advice as part of their festive safety campaign. The Community Safety Shop has opened in the Paisley Centre and will run until Friday 23 December from 9.30am until 4.30pm every […]

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Renfrewshire kids enjoy the area’s first Winter Games

Renfrewshire kids enjoy the area’s first Winter Games Around 200 Renfrewshire high school kids took part in the area’s first ever Winter Games last week. S1 and S2 pupils from Renfrewshire’s high schools were invited to take part in the games at Linwood Sports Centre on Friday – which featured three indoor sports: Ultimate Frisbee, […]


Weaving Musical Threads

Weaving Musical Threads is a Music Nation weekend – celebrating Renfrewshire’s people, history and its place in the world – showcasing the Arts with free events on 3 and 4 March 2012.   The events are taking part in different parts of Renfrewshire on the Saturday (Paisley Arts Centre; Paisley Museum; Sma’ Shot Cottages; Thread […]